on June 10th, 2015 Florida leads the nation in boating accidents

Recent data released by the U.S. Coast Guard revealed that Florida leads the nation in the number of boating accidents, an article by ABC Action News reported on May 21. According to reports, deaths related to boating accidents nationwide had increased by an estimated 10 percent last year. The U.S. Coast Guard reported 581 boating […]

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on June 3rd, 2015 One dead in Ft. Lauderdale boat crash

On May 30, a boating accident left one man dead and his girlfriend severely injured, according to NBC Miami on June 1. The couple was sailing with a friend at around 8 p.m. that evening when they crashed into a cement wall. Dalton Shirley and Justina Coronel were with friend Austin Lail at the time of the […]

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on June 3rd, 2015 What is premises liability?

Premises liability is the legal concept that a property owner is responsible for the dangerous and unsafe conditions of their property in the event that someone is injured. These types of situations could range from slip and fall accidents inside of a home to an injury accrued while at an amusement park. Florida premises liability […]

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on May 27th, 2015 Florida children injured in bounce house

Three children were seriously injured in Fort Lauderdale when the bounce house they were playing in was lifted from the beach by a waterspout. According to a CNN article on May 26, the strong wind sent the inflated house across a parking lot and over several lanes of traffic. The children are believed to have […]

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on May 27th, 2015 Driver face charges following Greenacres hit-and-run crash

Charges were filed against a male suspected of intoxicated driving after a recent car accident in the Greenacres area, according to the Palm Beach Post on May 19. Reports said Lake Worth resident 49-year-old Eddy Ramirez got involved in an accident on Lake Worth Road and Jackson Avenue. Authorities reportedly were on the crash scene before 11:00 p.m. […]

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on May 20th, 2015 Chrysler factory employee killed in workplace accident

Bloomberg Business reported on May 5 that a Fiat Chrysler factory worker was killed while doing work at the assembly facility in Jefferson North, Detroit. Union member Donald Megge, 53, was identified by the United Auto Workers as the victim, although details surrounding the accident were not released. Reports revealed that Megge, whose regular work […]

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on May 4th, 2015 Trek recalls 998,000 bikes over quick-release lever defect

Trek Bicycle Corporation recently issued a recall of 998,000 bicycles in the U.S. and Canada after two riders were injured and another one was permanently paralyzed, Tech Times stated on April 22. According to Trek the 2000-2015 model bikes that are affected by the recall have a front tire quick-release lever that may suddenly swing and get caught to […]

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on May 1st, 2015 Trek recalls one million bikes following injury

Trek, a popular bicycle manufacturing company based in Wisconsin, has recently announced a recall of 900,000 bikes in the United States and another 98,000 in Canada. The recall is due to a dangerous defect that has so far caused three different accidents, resulting in injuries and one paralysis. The defect lies in the quick release […]

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on April 27th, 2015 Nissan expands recall after woman is injured by exploding airbag

Nissan is adding 45,000 smaller vehicles to a previous recall following a Louisiana woman’s injuries in one of their vehicles, according to a CBS DFW article on April 16. Allegedly, the woman was injured by flying metal shrapnel after her passenger airbag exploded. In November, 2014, Nissan recalled 52,000 of their vehicles due to faulty […]

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on April 15th, 2015 Takata airbag allegedly injured Florida driver

A Takata airbag is being blamed for the neck injuries sustained by a Florida driver last March, Reuters reported on April 10. According to reports, an owner of a later model of a Honda Civic vehicle underwent a neck operation to extract metal bits that emitted from the exploding airbag. Reports also indicate that the victim […]

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Last Updated : December 10, 2021


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